Suspect identified in murder of six-year-old

Matthew Flugence (Source: Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office)
Matthew Flugence (Source: Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office)
Ahlittia North
Ahlittia North

Authorities found the body of a missing six-year-old this morning in a trash bin not far from her family's home.  An arrest warrant has been issued for a man that is also wanted in connection with the alleged sexual battery of an 11-year-old earlier this year.  Watch 9News at 5 for the latest on this developing story.

Teachers aren't the only ones in line for a pay raise this year.  Ascension Parish is considering extending some of its state-issued funds to support staff.  Tonight on 9News at 6, Cheryl Mercedes will have more on how the money is being distributed.

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